The JFK Assassination Conspiracy
Thousands of people turned out in Dealey Plaza in Dallas Texas on November 22, 1963 in hopes of catching a glimpse of President Kennedy as his motorcade was scheduled to be driving through on his way to a luncheon to meet with civic and business leaders in Dallas. Alas, he would never make it there.
As the presidential motorcade made its way through Dealey Plaza, witnesses heard shots ring out and saw the president slump over in his seat as he waved to the people who were there to see him. One man was arrested for the crime, Lee Harvey Oswald. The rifle used for the assassination was found in the Texas School Book Depository. A witness by the depository told police he saw a man in the sixth floor window after he heard the first shot from above him. This witness even gave a description of the man, a description that fit Oswald.
Oswald himself was killed by a man named Jack Ruby while being escorted from the garage of the police station. Ruby walked out from the crowd, stepped in front of Oswald and fired two shots from a pistol into Oswald's chest, killing him instantly. Ruby was said to have ties with New Orleans mob boss, Carlos Marcello and one of the conspiracy theories state that it was a mob hit and the fatal shot was not fired from Oswald but by someone hiding in or by the grassy knoll that the limousine was passing when the assassination took place.
Was Lee Harvey Oswald a patsy or was he the lone assassin? Did Ruby kill him so he couldn't talk or was Ruby just mad that this man had killed the president? Other conspiracy theories say that Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson knew the assassination was going to take place and even okay-ed it so he good assume the role as President of the United States.
The Warren Commission was satisfied to say, after watching the film of the assassination shot by a movie camera by a man named Zapruder, and after talking with many witnesses, that there was only one shooter that day and that was Lee Harvey Oswald.
Although there are many conspiracy theories about what had happened and who was involved, when it comes right down to it, there is one man who truly knows what happened and Jack Ruby made sure that he would not be able to tell anyone about it.
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